Social impact professionals are on the verge of burnout — these organizations radically changed their work culture to help

Why It Matters

Canadian Mental Health Week provides an opportunity to practice values and restructure organizational goals, which can ultimately lead to increased performance and better outcomes. While some of these measures are unconventional in the non-profit sector, the stakes are high, as deteriorating mental health may lead to employee burnout.

Opinion: The world’s biggest problems won’t be solved by the social impact sector alone — here’s what’s needed

Why It Matters

While the social impact world makes big commitments to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems, the complexity and scale of those problems mean the sector simply cannot do it alone. Leaders with experience in the corporate world, government, and other sectors can help build bridges and get things done.

This unique approach to unlocking immigrants’ full workforce participation will be critical to Canada’s post-COVID recovery — here’s why

Why It Matters

As part of Canada’s plan to rebuild the economy post-COVID, the federal government aims to welcome a record number of immigrants into the country in 2021 — but to fully unlock the country’s economic recovery, Canada needs to go beyond immigration numbers and tackle other internal employment gaps that newcomers in the country face.

Social impact professionals are stressed out. Here’s how funders can help.

Why It Matters

The challenges of the pandemic are threatening the well-being of workers in the social impact sector — just when communities need them the most. Funders and grantees say to prevent a burnout crisis across the sector, building trust between them is more important than ever.

Social impact organizations sent their staff home a year ago. Here’s what they’ve learned about remote work so far.

Why It Matters

Roughly two-thirds of Canadian charities alone implemented some form of remote work policy in 2020. Effectively running an organization remotely is complicated, and analysis by workplace experts suggests the practice could become more popular in years to come.